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    Sticky: Sun's still out. :glasses It's all...

    Sun's still out. :glasses

    It's all Simpsonsesque out there at the moment, quite warm & decidedly close.

    Sadly there were no Eccles Cakes (Morrisons, reduced) to savour today. :(

    But I bought...
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    Sticky: Sun's out. :glasses 21.5 in here now. Roast...

    Sun's out. :glasses

    21.5 in here now.

    Roast beef was nice enough, we shall see if the cunning plan works in a fortnight or so.:smokin

    Followed, as usual, by 1.05 pints of Good Glengettie...
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    I think I'm Nazied out, mine Fuhrer, er, sorry,...

    I think I'm Nazied out, mine Fuhrer, er, sorry, Mr. President. :smokin
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    Sticky: The unbisected beef it is aroasting. Trying...

    The unbisected beef it is aroasting.

    Trying the NF trick of roasting and slicing up for the freezer.

    We shall see what & how this transpires. :eyes

    Amused myself reading the reviews on "LA...
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    And, in the spare five minutes here & there,...

    And, in the spare five minutes here & there, start more wars than any PM in the 20th Century.
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    Sticky: I contemplated starting that lot. Then watched...

    I contemplated starting that lot.

    Then watched "LA Confidential" instead.

    :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave:

    The rain began at about 20:00 last evening, continuing intermittently...
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    Sticky: :wave: Evening all :bluelight: CBS gone. ...

    :wave: Evening all :bluelight:

    CBS gone.

    Cloudy.

    Grey.

    Sunless.
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    Sticky: It might be that I started watching a series or...

    It might be that I started watching a series or so in, and was confused by the sudden appearance of the Goa'uld since the baddy in the film was supposed to be the last of a dying race or some such...
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    Sticky: Very probably. :smokin I watched some of the...

    Very probably. :smokin

    I watched some of the TV stuff way back in the day but it never really innerested me, much like the movie really.

    Von Daniken must be proud. :eyes
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    Sticky: Yup, that sums it up. A film to do your...

    Yup, that sums it up.

    A film to do your ironing to.

    In other other news, in one of the charity emporia down town there's a set of Royal Albert Old Country Roses tea service, of which I have 8...
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    Sticky: Dunno, might be, I suppose. :wave: Morning all...

    Dunno, might be, I suppose.

    :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave:

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    The CBS visible through the gap in the living room curtains looks rather whiter than might be expected.
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    Sticky: The evening's televisual entertainment, such as...

    The evening's televisual entertainment, such as it was, was confined to "Stargate (1994)" with that Kurt Russel chap.

    Stargate (1994) - IMDb

    I found it dragged a bit until the shooting started....
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    Sticky: :wave: Another 2 hours of "gardening" done....

    :wave: Another 2 hours of "gardening" done. :wave:

    :tired:zzzz:

    I hope this lawn turns out well. :eyes

    <hiatus>

    A mystery solved: the Thing That Went Tink last night turned out to be the...
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    Sticky: Waiting for the WM to finish its 3rd & final run...

    Waiting for the WM to finish its 3rd & final run of the day with the denim/coloureds.

    Then it's more gardening.:eyes
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    Sticky: I remember one of those on the M6. Artic on...

    I remember one of those on the M6.

    Artic on the hardshoulder on my side with headlights on, central crashbarrier flat about 300 yards further on.

    Driver white behind the wheel.
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    Sticky: Frequently just to get rid of competition.:smokin...

    Frequently just to get rid of competition.:smokin

    And then:



    In a final betrayal of the Cadbury brand, Kraft has quietly abandoned its promise to stick with Fairtrade | The Independent
    ...
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    Sticky: :wave: Me too, after the hoi polloi thing. ...

    :wave: Me too, after the hoi polloi thing.



    I'm turning into the little old man who talks to the cashier because that's the only interaction he has all day. :smokin:oldgit:



    Paging Mr...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Sunny. Dry. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Sunny.

    Dry.

    CBS through the gap in the curtains.

    Slightly warmer at 18 deg.
  19. Bit flipping: Particles from outer space are...

    Bit flipping:

    Particles from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on personal electronics



    Looks like Boeing didn't get the memo. :smokin
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    Sticky: It's even harder with no salt. :smokin I've...

    It's even harder with no salt. :smokin

    I've got to the stage of randomly throwing herbs and stuff in just to give things a smidgeon of flavour.

    Of course filling the freezer with things can be...
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    Sticky: :wave: Tea this evening was chili con carne...

    :wave:

    Tea this evening was chili con carne which was very nice.

    Followed by ground rice which managed not to explode in the microwave and was nice enough.

    All rounded off with 1.05 pints of...
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    Sticky: For the sake of completeness: lunch today was...

    For the sake of completeness: lunch today was poached tomato and scrambed egg on Morrisons pumpkin seeded toast (the crust).

    It was Very Nice.:smokin <- that's the hot paprika that gives it some...
  23. Just found this little gem: ...

    Just found this little gem:

    https://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=244&doc_id=1334999

    It's a bitch when that bit flips.

    And two computers?

    Shirley you need 3 like the Shuttle had...
  24. Covet thee not thy neighbour's ass. I've been...

    Covet thee not thy neighbour's ass.

    I've been covetting the t&a of her next door but one for years.:tongue:p
  25. I used some stuff from B&Q which seems much...

    I used some stuff from B&Q which seems much better than the run of the mill crap I used before.

    I'll see what the tin says when I get home.

    It's alleged to last 10 years.

    However it doesn't...
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    Sticky: Neath public library interweb access room. ...

    Neath public library interweb access room.

    Currently watching:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jal6uvB2kAs

    There's some clown from ASTMS on this one, along with Jack Good & 2 other...
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    Sticky: :wave: in with the hoi polloi. :wave: Happily...

    :wave: in with the hoi polloi. :wave:

    Happily the bus pass site is still enfecked, so it's nice & quiet in here at the moment.

    By the by, NF, how is the pustulent ear a doing of?

    It's been...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Dry. Sunny. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    CBS visible through the gap in the curtains.

    17.7 deg in here this morning.
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    Sticky: It was ok. The solution to the "problem" seems...

    It was ok. The solution to the "problem" seems unnecessarily drastic. :eyes

    Then again "To Serve Man" is a cookbook, so what do I know?

    It must also be said that the reviews on imdb certainly...
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    Sticky: I've reached the happy state of not giving a...

    I've reached the happy state of not giving a tulip about anything any more which is a bit disturbing it must be said.

    Ho hum.

    Currently reading Dr. Evans chapter on education which isn't...
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    Sticky: Along with bundles of 8086 processors which were...

    Along with bundles of 8086 processors which were unobtainium by 2000.

    Another couple of hours of "gardening" in the warm autumnal sunshine.

    It's quite warm out there if you're working.
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    Sticky: Lunch has proved to Heinz baked beans on...

    Lunch has proved to Heinz baked beans on Morrisons pumpkin seeded toast with the merest smidgeon of Morrisons pork pie (reduced).

    All rounded off with a Morrisons Eccles cake (reduced) and 1.05...
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    Sticky: In with the hoi polloi, currently watching: ...

    In with the hoi polloi, currently watching:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo5QF_Rz4TM

    Bubble memory was the coming thing in 1978, as was the Space Shuttle. :smokin

    There's an iApple 2...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFIBVNhjs7E

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFIBVNhjs7E
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave: Dry....

    :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave:

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    CBS as far as I can tell through the gap in the curtains.

    Cooler.
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    Sticky: Tea was M&S breaded haddock. It was nice...

    Tea was M&S breaded haddock.

    It was nice enough, followed by 1.05 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    The first feature was "47 Ronin (2013)" with that Keanu Reeves.

    47 Ronin (2013) - IMDb

    It's...
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    Sticky: Well there's a strange thing. Someone from a...

    Well there's a strange thing.

    Someone from a family engaged in the struggle for Indian Independence to the extent of killing a couple of the Evil British, then comes to this country to live.
    ...
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    Sticky: ^I've got a toasting fork, property of...

    ^I've got a toasting fork, property of Strangelove GrandMater.

    My dear sister threw it away & I rescued it* from a black bag 9 months later.

    It was used to toast stuff on the coal fire.
    ...
  39. WPTGS. :D

    WPTGS. :D
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    Sticky: I haven't found the receipt but judging from its...

    I haven't found the receipt but judging from its position in the heap it must have been there 10 years or more.

    I paid the astonishing sum of £3 for it. :smokin

    Clearly more money than sense....
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    Sticky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNnvD5tazdE ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNnvD5tazdE

    Warning: For those of a nervous disposition, Sunny Jim and the Iron Lady feature in this epic.
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    Sticky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsLMDYVfxzw ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsLMDYVfxzw

    He'd obviously lost his hair at the start of this one.

    Later on in stuff obviously filmed earlier, he had his own hair.

    Poor sod.
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Dry. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dry.

    Sunny.:glasses

    Cooler.

    18.8 deg in here this morning.
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    Sticky: It's put me off :suicide: for a bit, I'll be...

    It's put me off :suicide: for a bit, I'll be bound. :smokin

    TFBSZ.

    I'm knackered for some reason.

    Not through doing anything much it must be said.
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    Sticky: ^^WTBS. :hug: The evening's epic was...

    ^^WTBS. :hug:

    The evening's epic was "Constantine (2005)" with that Keanu Reeves chap, Rachel Weisz, and Tilda Swinton.

    Constantine (2005) - IMDb

    It was entertaining enough.
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    Sticky: I find it rather sad that he died before the book...

    I find it rather sad that he died before the book was published.

    But there you go.

    I pulled it from the bookshelf as a bit of relief from the Latest Tome: yet another 800 page epic "A Bright...
  47. What a tulipty way to make a knife. :smokin ...

    What a tulipty way to make a knife.

    :smokin

    And Yet Another Funny Star: there seems to be a lot of them about.

    It is theorised that oak forests spread because jays and squirrels don't have...
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    Sticky: Remember this? ...

    Remember this?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiiQrLMqsm8

    I've just started reading the book:

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mighty-Micro-Microchip-Revolution-Coronet/dp/0340259752

    Which...
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    Now that's the way to get your retaliation in...

    Now that's the way to get your retaliation in first, especially if the Director of Human Remains just happens to suffer from coulrophobia. :D :smokin
  50. That's Zeity going to meet the Director of Human...

    That's Zeity going to meet the Director of Human Remains.

    Who hasn't been seen around for a while. :smokin
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